Good news for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ users as they were kind of stuck and waiting for the Android Pie update to happen. Android Pie update wasn’t available for quite some time for Sprint users but today that ends, the unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ Sprint users have started receiving Android Pie update along with it April 2019 security patch too. Internationally, global variants of Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ have been updated for quite some time.
As mentioned the update consists of Android Pie and April 2019 security patch. Initially, there were some LTE connectivity, system-related bugs which have now bee fixed with this update. Being a staged roll-out, there might some delay for users before the update package arrives.
Sprint Update Details
The update Sprint lately released for the Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ is going to either bring bugs or have already fixed the initial issues which were brought within the first update to mostly every device receiving the Android Pie update. But we can still hope for the best. The update released by Sprint for the Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ is around 1.5GB with the version G950U1UEU5DSD5 for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ the version arriving is G955U1UEU5DSD5.
What to Expect with the Update?
The Android 9 Pie update is the latest stable version of Android OS for the latest Samsung handsets. Within the Android Pie update comes Samsung’s One UI, along with it some exciting features like adaptive brightness, night mode, notification management better than before, improved performance, and much more…
The Android 9 Pie update will be notified through a notification and if not then we can check for updates manually by navigating to Settings -> System -> Advanced -> System updates. Download and install the update is available and enjoy the latest stable Android 9 Pie with exciting features. and if you haven’t received the update, then sit tight, it might be on the way as distributing updates can take a day or two to reach every user.
Let us know in the comments if you have received the update for your Sprint Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+? Don’t forget to tell us about any bug or errors you go through after the update. We love hearing from you. Happy updating!